W. E. F. Deal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1130

Scope and Contents

The W. E. F. Deal Papers primarily contains correspondence from family and clients, with some materials dealing with mining.

Dates

  • 1879-1904

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

W. E. F. Deal was born in Calvert County, Maryland, on March 8, 1840. He moved to Virginia City, Nevada in May 1863 and was a prominent attorney. He was also an active member of the Democratic Party and in Nevada politics.

[Some biographical information adapted from "Storey County, Nevada Biographies A-L" on the Genealogy Trail History Group website, accessed October 27, 2021]

Extent

0.41 Linear Feet (1 folder (15 items))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

W. E. F. Deal moved to Virginia City, Nevada in May 1863.He was a prominent attorney, an active member of the Democratic Party, and active in Nevada politics. The collection primarily contains correspondence from family and clients, with some materials dealing with mining.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired from an unknown source circa 1978.

Title
Guide to the W. E. F. Deal Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
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775-682-5724 (Fax)